Monday, April 10, 2000

Donald Margulies, David M. Kennedy win arts Pulitzers
NEW YORK (AP) - Playwright Donald Margulies, twice a Pulitzer finalist, won the drama prize Monday for his off-Broadway play ``Dinner With Friends.'' C.K. Williams won for poetry.

Donald Margulies, David M. Kennedy win arts Pulitzers
NEW YORK (AP) - Playwright Donald Margulies, twice a Pulitzer finalist, won the drama prize Monday for his off-Broadway play ``Dinner With Friends.'' C.K. Williams won for poetry.

Around town

Obituaries
Elisabeth McLaren Nye

Around town

Around town

Around town

Obituaries
Elisabeth McLaren Nye

From Cajun to Klezmer
It's that time of year again.

From Cajun to Klezmer
It's that time of year again.

Inside out

Inside out

State and local briefly

Stopping baby deaths from shaking
Two or three times a month, Rosita Tuiaana shows her clients at Ketchikan's WISH shelter a video about shaken baby syndrome.

Planners finalize design details for new school
The educational specifications for the proposed new high school at Dimond Park are ready for the architects, who may be selected this month.

Author to discuss bear encounters
Big bears, little bears, timid bears and mean bears - Alaska is lousy with bruins. Just ask Larry Kaniut.

Gifted kids may lose out
Gifted and talented children could lose their guarantee to special education under a bill moving through the Legislature.

Two killed in Saturday avalanches
PAXSON - Authorities on Sunday recovered the body of a Fairbanks snowmachiner killed by an avalanche near the site of the Arctic Man competition.

Volunteers to help map prehistoric cave paintings
Excavate a lost village, record red-ochre cave drawings, discover the history of Gambier Bay - all for free.

Police and fire blotter

Group condemns Stevens' spending; Alaskans say projects have merit
WASHINGTON - Alaskans were served the largest slices of pork in the nation this year, according to a government watchdog group. But some of the diners involved say they received nothing more than federal-issue boiled potatoes.

State and local briefly

Heads don't roll; instead they float
A flotilla of ``Rugrats'' doll heads is floating toward Alaska.

Panel cuts fast ferry from list
There are few things for sure about the state's public works budget for the 2001 fiscal year. But so far, it's not looking good for some Southeast Alaska projects.

State and local briefly
Insurance levels higher than reported

Volunteers to help map prehistoric cave paintings
Excavate a lost village, record red-ochre cave drawings, discover the history of Gambier Bay - all for free.

Panel cuts fast ferry from list
There are few things for sure about the state's public works budget for the 2001 fiscal year. But so far, it's not looking good for some Southeast Alaska projects.

Oil-field feast for foxes may pose problem for birds
PRUDHOE BAY - At the biggest oil field in North America, the discards from well-fed oil workers provide a feast for arctic foxes. But biologists are concerned that the rich food source is feeding a fox population boom and, perhaps, cutting down local bird populations.

Oil-field feast for foxes may pose problem for birds
PRUDHOE BAY - At the biggest oil field in North America, the discards from well-fed oil workers provide a feast for arctic foxes. But biologists are concerned that the rich food source is feeding a fox population boom and, perhaps, cutting down local bird populations.

Planners finalize design details for new school
The educational specifications for the proposed new high school at Dimond Park are ready for the architects, who may be selected this month.

GOP leader to step down
One of Alaska's most powerful legislators is putting in his last few weeks at the Capitol.

GOP leader to step down
One of Alaska's most powerful legislators is putting in his last few weeks at the Capitol.

Rivers are endangered, group says
WASHINGTON - The environmental group American Rivers named a dozen rivers as the nation's most endangered in a series of news conferences around the nation today.

Police and fire blotter
Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials and state troopers reported:

Gifted kids may lose out
Gifted and talented children could lose their guarantee to special education under a bill moving through the Legislature.

Heads don't roll; instead they float
A flotilla of ``Rugrats'' doll heads is floating toward Alaska.

Another JAMI patient missing
A patient with the Juneau Alliance for the Mentally Ill has been missing since Wednesday afternoon.

Revamped Miller House to open
A new center offering expanded services for juveniles with emotional and behavior disorders is scheduled to open Friday.

Another JAMI patient missing
A patient with the Juneau Alliance for the Mentally Ill has been missing since Wednesday afternoon.

Author to discuss bear encounters
Big bears, little bears, timid bears and mean bears - Alaska is lousy with bruins. Just ask Larry Kaniut.

Revamped Miller House to open
A new center offering expanded services for juveniles with emotional and behavior disorders is scheduled to open Friday.

Stopping baby deaths from shaking
Two or three times a month, Rosita Tuiaana shows her clients at Ketchikan's WISH shelter a video about shaken baby syndrome.

State and local briefly
Insurance levels higher than reported

Two killed in Saturday avalanches
PAXSON - Authorities on Sunday recovered the body of a Fairbanks snowmachiner killed by an avalanche near the site of the Arctic Man competition.

Police and fire blotter

Group condemns Stevens' spending; Alaskans say projects have merit
WASHINGTON - Alaskans were served the largest slices of pork in the nation this year, according to a government watchdog group. But some of the diners involved say they received nothing more than federal-issue boiled potatoes.

Rivers are endangered, group says
WASHINGTON - The environmental group American Rivers named a dozen rivers as the nation's most endangered in a series of news conferences around the nation today.

Police and fire blotter
Juneau police, fire officials, hospital officials and state troopers reported:

Word of mouth

Student apology
Letter by Tia Anderson

Concern over personal attacks
Letter by Marc Wheeler

Protect the Tongass
Letter by Bill Peterson

Complete the road EIS
To date, nearly $5 million has been spent on an environmental impact statement regarding road access from Juneau to Skagway. To complete the study will take an estimated two years and another $2 million.

Concern over personal attacks
Letter by Marc Wheeler

Student apology
Letter by Tia Anderson

Word of mouth

Complete the road EIS
To date, nearly $5 million has been spent on an environmental impact statement regarding road access from Juneau to Skagway. To complete the study will take an estimated two years and another $2 million.

The right call on shooting wolves
The following editorial appeared in the April 5 edition of The Anchorage Daily News:

Abortion waiting period bill is unfair
By THE JUNEAU PRO-CHOICE COALITION

Keep trails wild
Letter by Sylvia Gard, Anita L. Statter, Ann P. Boochever & Ardyne Womack

Just the facts, please
Letter by Greg Williams

Abortion waiting period bill is unfair
By THE JUNEAU PRO-CHOICE COALITION

The guide to getting taxes messed up
It's time for my annual Tax Guide, which takes you step-by-step through the federal filing process, from obtaining the proper tax forms all the way to getting that desirable upper prison bunk.

Downside of proposed Berners Bay terminal
Letter by Mark Rorick

Word of mouth

Just the facts, please
Letter by Greg Williams

Protect the Tongass
Letter by Bill Peterson

Word of mouth

The guide to getting taxes messed up
It's time for my annual Tax Guide, which takes you step-by-step through the federal filing process, from obtaining the proper tax forms all the way to getting that desirable upper prison bunk.

The right call on shooting wolves
The following editorial appeared in the April 5 edition of The Anchorage Daily News:

Keep trails wild
Letter by Sylvia Gard, Anita L. Statter, Ann P. Boochever & Ardyne Womack

Downside of proposed Berners Bay terminal
Letter by Mark Rorick

Juneau girls soccer team blanks Ketchikan
Krystle Llanto scored five goals on Friday and added a hat trick on Saturday as the Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team swept a weekend series at Ketchikan's Walker Field.

Bear boys go 2-1-1 in Spokane
The Juneau-Douglas boys soccer team closed out its four-game road trip to Spokane, Wash., with a 2-0 loss to perennial Washington power Ferris High School on Saturday.

Bear boys go 2-1-1 in Spokane
The Juneau-Douglas boys soccer team closed out its four-game road trip to Spokane, Wash., with a 2-0 loss to perennial Washington power Ferris High School on Saturday.

Juneau girls soccer team blanks Ketchikan
Krystle Llanto scored five goals on Friday and added a hat trick on Saturday as the Juneau-Douglas High School girls soccer team swept a weekend series at Ketchikan's Walker Field.

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